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white-teeth-zadie-smithas-you-like-it-william-shakespeare-feSamad Iqbal, Part 1, Chapter 5ur children will be born of our actions. Our accidents will become their destinies. Sources: British Council Literature, Encyclopaedia Britannica, SlateCopyright © 2017 Course Hero, Inc.FutureMouseSignifies humanitys pursuit of and desire for controlCoin TossPoints to the complex relationship between fate and choiceTeethStand for identity and the ways identity can be manipulatedSymbolsStrong and independent young woman; uncovers secrets of her Jamaican heritageIrie JonesFlips a coin to make important decisions; keeps a secret from his best friendArchie JonesAngry, rebellious, and charming teenager; joins a radical Islamist groupMillat IqbalImmigrant who feels Britain has corrupted his family; splits up his twin sonsSamad IqbalMain CharactersSmith, the daughter of a Jamaican mother and a British father, grew up in a working-class London neighborhood. Smith began writing White Teeth as an undergraduate at Cambridge University. The novel, which draws on her own life experiences of being biracial, was met with instant critical acclaim.ZADIE SMITHBORN 1975AuthorThe past influences the identities, emotions, and actions of the characters. Presence of the PastArchie flips a coin to make choices, and fate leads the characters to each other. FateTensions between old and new erupt in outrage over a genetically modified mouse. Traditional vs. Modern WaysThe destinies of three families—one Jamaican, one Bangladeshi, and one British—have been inextricably and surprisingly intertwined by their personal, familial, and cultural histories. In late 20th-century London, these families grapple with issues of identity, fate, and truth.Roots in the Past, Eyes to the FutureTHEMESEnglishOriginal Language2000Year PublishedZadie SmithAuthorWhite TeethFictionNovel

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